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36 Cards in this Set

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State the Chief of Naval Operations’ (CNO) vision for the Navy’s Revolution in Training.
An agile and responsive Navy learning organization which sustains the Navy’s warfighting capability at the highest possible level by ensuring the continuous personal and professional development of every Sailor.
Describe the CNO’S responsibilities for education and training.
Provides policy for implementing and supporting the Department of Navy strategic goals regarding human resources, education and training.
State the mission of the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).
The mission of the Naval Education and Training Command is “to educate and train those who serve, providing tools and opportunities which enable life-long learning, growth and development, ensuring fleet readiness and mission accomplishment.”
Describe NETC’s roles and responsibilities.
1.Operate as Echelon II claimant and as training and education assessment sponsor.

2. Act as principal advisor to CNO and CFFC on learning and human performance.

3. Develop individual training and education (T&E) and human performance (HP) strategy and policy.

4. Provide direction and exercise control over individual T&E and HP resources.

5. Be a principal signatory for all acquisition programs (HP Issues).
List the additional functions of NETC as N-00T.
1. OPNAV resource sponsor to support Training and Education requirements.

2. Represent learning and training interests.

3. Act as the Navy’s Chief Learning Officer (CLO)
State the mission of Navy Personnel Development Command (NPDC).
The mission of NPDC is to educate and train sailors for the fleet providing individual and specialized skill training and continuing personal and professional development for lifelong learning opportunities, and to perform such other functions and tasks as may be directed by higher authority.
State the functions and responsibilities of NPDC.
1. Support, integrate and standardize Navy Learning Centers.

2. Provide Human Performance (HP) solutions for validated Fleet requirement.

3. Provide professional and personal education and certifications necessary for every sailor to succeed in the Navy and a follow on civilian career.

4. Institutionalize a continuum of learning to provide relevant training throughout a Sailor’s career.
State and discuss the function of the (Learning) Centers.
The learning centers’ function is to develop and maintain a detailed training plan-called “the sailor continuum”- that will define the knowledge, skills, and abilities that serve members must master to achieve specific goals throughout their careers. This function is achieved through:

1. Process ownership for Sailors’ personal & professional development opportunities.

2. Partnering with the Fleet to define individual HP requirements.

3. Coordinating with the Human Performance Center (HPC) on development of tools.

4. Delivering tools & opportunities to Sailors.

5. Developing measures of effectiveness/measures of performance (MOEs/MOPs) for individual training and education (T&E) solutions.

6. Maintaining Knowledge Management System content

7. Collaboration in the evaluation of research and development (R&D) and acquisition efforts.
List the current (Learning) Centers (to date). Identify the Center to which your specific rating belongs.
1. Center for Aviation Technical Training
2. Center for CB’s and Facilities Engineering
3. Center for Information Technology
4. Center for EOD/Diving
5. Center for Nuclear Engineering
6. Center for Personal Development
7. Center for Naval Leadership
8. Center for Surface Combat Systems
9. Center for Naval Engineering
10. Center for Submarine Undersea Warfare
11. Center for Service Support
12. Center for Cryptology
13. Center for Naval Intelligence
14. Center for Force Health Protection
15. Center for AntiTerrorism/Force Protection Warfare Development
Name the directorates of a (Learning) Center.
1. Functional Integration Directorate
2. 5 Vector Model/Career Directorate
3. Training Directorate
4. Human Performance Directorate
5. Knowledge Management Directorate
6. Technical Support Directorate
State the mission of the Training Support Centers (TSC).
To support the Learning Centers and their elements with student and training resource management and to provide training scheduling, coordination and information for local Fleet commands.
State the mission of the Human Performance Center (HPC).
1. Develop Human Performance strategy and policy for NETC.

2. Provide HPSM support ti three main customers: Centers, Fleet acquisitions community.

3. Provide coordination and support for the Human Performance (HP) detachments.

4. Partner with other services, industry and academia.

5. Provide HP training and developments.
Describe the activities associated with each quadrant of the Human Performance System Model (HPSM).
Quadrant 1: Define Requirements: Establish performance standards and requirements.

Quadrant 2: Define Solutions: Design human performance solutions.

Quadrant 3: Develop Components: Develop, build, and integrate tools.

Quadrant 4: Execute and Measure: Implement and test intervention: evaluate “product of plan”.
Describe the Corporate Enterprise Training Activity Resource System (CETARS).
Cetars is the Navy’s Corporate Training Database and the sole source of official Navy Training statistics for all formal training. Cetars is the automated information system and data base utilized for the management of Navy Training.

The system facilities and controls the collection of all raw training data, compiles the information performs statistical calculations, and provides the data and results to all levels of the military training organization.

Cetars documents the Navy Training experience, providing a true picture of achievements while supporting manpower and resource decisions, personnel distribution, class scheduling, quota management, and determining training requirements.
What are the four (4) legacy Navy schoolhouse and training information systems that are integrated under the umbrella of Cetars?
The legacy systems such as STASS, NITRAS, CENTRA, and CANTRAC are now included within the single Cetars umbrella.

Cetars integrates these systems as a single source for schoolhouse and training information.
Who owns and administers Cetars?
The Chief of Naval Operations (N00T) owns Cetars and has designated the Navy Education and Training Command (NETC) as the program’s executive agent responsible for system management, design, development and implementation.
What is the Standard Training Activity Support System (STASS)?
Stass is a state -of-the-art computer application designed to capture Navy Training information and to support Navy schoolhouse management.
What are the six (6) subsystems of STASS?
SECTION 1. PERS (Personnel)
SECTION 2. STM (Student Training Management)
SECTION 3. CSM (Classroom Support Management)
SECTION 4. CERS (Class Event and Resource Scheduling)
SECTION 5. PEM (Publication and Equipment Management)
SECTION 6. UTIL (Utilities)
What is NITRAS?
NITRAS is a Navy-wide automated information system designed to manage and support the Navy military training effort.

Training planning information and training accomplished is collected and disseminated to various echelons where it is used to support training resource decisions, manpower determinations, management of quotas, personnel ditribution, determination of training requirements, and in development of course plans and schedules.
What are the three (3) subsystems of NITRAS?
Section 1 - INST (Instruction)
Section 2 - STU (Student)
Section 3 - RPT (Reports)
What kind of information can an instructor or a command input to NITRAS?
Training activities are responsible for reporting student and course statistics that are used to justify the annual Navy training budget.
Discuss the difference between calendar days and instructional days in regard to course length.
Instructional Days are the actual number of work days the class is in session excluding weekends and holidays.

Course length includes the number of calendar days from convene date through graduation date, including weekends and holidays.
What is the Centralized Training Equipment Management System (CENTRA)?
CENTRA is an automated system that provides storage and retrieval of information concerning the training management and planning.
State the purpose of the Catalog of Navy Training Courses (CANTRAC).
The CANTRAC provides consolidated, centrally produced and computerized catalog of formal Navy training courses in standardized format.
Describe the volumes of the CANTRAC.
1. Volume I, Training Facilities
a. Seasonal uniform changes
b. Quarters available
c. Mess available
d. Address and phone
e. Quota control

2. Volume II, Course Description Data
a. Prerequisites
b. Personnel reporting procedures
c. Skill identifiers
d. Purpose and scope of training
e. Quota control responsibility
f. Locations of the course
g. Special reporting information
h. Convening dates from the NITRAS system
i. Quotas
State the meaning of the acronym “CDP.” What is the purpose of a CDP?
Course Data Processing (CDP) is a four digit alphanumeric code that identifies each course of instruction.

It equates to a training location and is assigned to each course for NITRAS processing.

Identical courses taught in different locations have individually assigned CDP codes.
Describe the Navy Training Management and Planning System (NTMPS).
NTMPS-a Navy owned and operated Training Management System under the auspices of the Navy Education and Training Command combines mutiple funding, facilities, personnel, manpower, equipment and training courses information databases into a single, integrated database for all levels of:

Section 3- CSM (Classroom Support Management)

Section 4- CERS (Class Event and Resource Scheduling)

Section 5- PEM (Publication and Equipment Management)

Section 6 – UTIL (Utilities)
What is the NTMPS Electronic Training Jacket (ETJ)?
The NTMPS Electronic Training Jacket (ETJ) is a web-based tool which provides the capability to automatically compile individual training, education, advancement, qualifications, and certification data into an electronic format that is accessible on-demand.

The ETJ integrates Navy training databases so that service members can view and print from a single source all documented information on their individual training and education accomplishments, advancement status, and qualifications and/or certifications achieved.
Describe the Navy Knowledge Online (NKO).
Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) is the Navy’s portal devoted specifically to Education and learning that will empower Sailors to excel professionally and personally. It is accessible from any Internet connection.

NKO provides the users with powerful tools of customization to enhance their experience, and allows the users to quickly find the latest knowledge on subjects of their choosing.

It also contains the Navy Enterprise Collaboration Center, a powerful document collaboration center designed to meet the needs of NKO users.
What can be found at the NKO Homepage?
The Homepage automatically serves as the NKO Portal’s default page, and it displays channels and content relevant to all Navy personnel.

It is the first page that appears after a user logs into NKO. The content of the Homepage is almost entirely pre-determined and constant for all users.
Explain the 5-Vector Model (5VM).
The concept of the Five Vector Model was developed as part of the Task Force EXCEL initiative. The model is used to show Naval personnel their career path, the requirements they need to complete to prepare them for increased responsibility and to qualify for future assignments.

Also, the model aligns professional development requirements with certifications or qualifications ( military and civilian) that are recognized as the industry standard.

The 5 Vector Model, “ is a plan that charts out what sailors will have to do in order to have a successful career. Split into four milestones- recruit, apprentice, journeyman and master-the specialized model shows what sailors need to do.
Explain the Professional Development Vector.
This vector addresses rating and community training. Wherever possible, the Navy will closely correlate training to private sector standards and not recreate what already works.

The Navy is going to adapt the best that business has to offer.
Explain the Personal Development Vector.
This vector involves areas such as financial management and planning, Health Care, etc, Additionally college-level elective programs are offered along this vector.
Explain the Professional Military Education and Leadership Vector.
This vector provides the tools and critical thinking skills Sailors need as leaders based on relevant real world situations.
Explain the Certification and Qualification Vector.
This vector contains individual and unit level requirements and related industry certifications that directly relate to job proficiencies.

This vector documents professional certifications and academic accreditations.
Explain the Performance Vector.
This vector takes into account all development issues and assesses abilities.

It tracks proficiency levels associated with paygrades.

It provides clearly defined career paths with milestones.

The performance base nature in this vector eliminates career road block.